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A typical Kansas school bus; this one carried the Valley Center volleyball team to the state tournament in Topeka in 2014.  It's simply used here for illustrative purposes; to represent education. (Photo by J. Schafer)

Many Kansas educators are upset about the governor's plan to repeal the school funding formula and reduce education spending.  Guest commentator Aaron Estabrook, who sits on the Manhattan-Ogden School Board, is one of them.

Lenexa Police Major Dawn Layman wears a body camera following the hearing. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Bill would require all police to use body cameras.

Video footage would be used in evaluating complaints, monitoring the use of force, and other investigations. 

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Senator Moran's proposal was presented as an amendment to a bill that would have speeded up construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. 

(Photo credit: Freestock)

The Kansas Legislature is running out of time to come up with the money to prevent a cashflow crisis. 

Happy Kansas Day! Kansas was admitted to the Union on January 29, 1861 as the 34th state.

Regional headlines from the Associated Press

Budget Director Shawn Sullivan speaking to reporters. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Kansas would have problems paying the bills in February unless a fix is passed.

Three people have been sentenced in a fraud scheme that employed homeless people to cash phony checks.

Regional headlines from the Associated Press

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